DECEDENT

Definition of DECEDENT in Black's Law Dictionary 4th Edition – Legal dictionary – Glossary of legal terms.

Definition of DECEDENT

A deceased person, especially one who has lately died. Etymologically the word denotes a person who is dying, but it has come to be used in law as signifying any deceased person, testate or intestate. In re Zeph's Estate, 50 Hun, 523, 3 N.Y.S. 460.

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